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" With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread, — Stitch! stitch! stitch! In poverty, hunger and dirt; And still with a voice of dolorous pitch — Would that its tone could reach... "
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The Language of Poetry

John McRae - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 156 pages
...objectivity, humour, acceptance? When might it have been written? How can you tell? Text: Poem (v) (v) With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and...sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread 5 Stitch! stitch! stitch! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch She...
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Gender, Genre, and Victorian Historical Writing

Rohan Amanda Maitzen - Social Science - 1998 - 229 pages
...poem "The Song of the Shirt," published in Punch in 1843: "With fingers weary and worn," it begins. With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat in unwomanly...rags. Plying her needle and thread — Stitch! stitch! stitch! In poverty, hunger and dirt. And still with a voice of dolorous pitch She sang the 'Song of...
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Working Class Studies

Renny Christopher, Lisa Orr, Linda Strom - Social Science - 1998 - 256 pages
...in the first poem are those workers who find labor a form of drudgery: With fingers weary and warn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly...rags. Plying her needle and thread — Stitch! Stitch! Stitch! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch She sang the "Song oj...
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The Penguin Book of Victorian Verse

none - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 928 pages
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Consuming Desires: Consumption, Culture, and the Pursuit of Happiness

Roger Rosenblatt - Nature - 2006 - 240 pages
...living circumstances of factory workers and aroused the public's sympathy, as well as Hood's. He wrote: With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and...rags, Plying her needle and thread — Stitch! stitch! stitch! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch, Would that its tone...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - Reference - 1999 - 1136 pages
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Johnsons "Jahrestage": der Kommentar

Holger Helbig, Thomas Schmidt - History - 1999 - 1133 pages
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English Victorian Poetry: An Anthology

Paul Negri - Poetry - 1999 - 230 pages
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This High and Holy Moment: The First National Woman's Rights Convention ...

John F. McClymer - History - 1999 - 201 pages
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